Kindred Transitional Care & Rehabilitation Birchwood Ter

Health Inspections

Health Inspections
2
Health Deficiencies
This Nursing Home: 10
VT State Average: 4
U.S. Average: 6
VT Deficiencies Range: 1–16
Complaints & Incidents: 1
Updated April 12, 2014.

This rating indicates how well this home has complied with standards for food preparation and other health-related activities in state inspections conducted approximately every 15 months. Results from inspections after the latest date shown below may be available at Nursing Home Compare.

March 13, 2013 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
Some
Few
4/13/2013
Store, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
Low
Many
4/13/2013
1) hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents; or 2) report and investigate any acts or reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents.
Low
Few
4/13/2013
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
4/13/2013
Allow residents to self-administer drugs if determined safe.
Low
Few
4/13/2013
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
Low
Few
4/13/2013
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
Low
Few
4/13/2013
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
4/13/2013
Provide food in a way that meets a resident's needs.
Low
Few
4/13/2013
Provide medically-related social services to help each resident achieve the highest possible quality of life.
Low
Few
4/13/2013

April 11, 2012 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Have enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
Low
Some
5/11/2012
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality.
Low
Some
5/11/2012
Provide activities to meet the interests and needs of each resident.
Low
Some
5/11/2012
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
Low
Few
5/11/2012
Develop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.
Low
Few
5/11/2012
Post nurse staffing information/data on a daily basis.
Very Low
Many
5/11/2012

May 24, 2011 Health Inspection

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Allow residents the right to participate in the planning or revision of care and treatment.
Low
Few
6/24/2011
Provide or obtain dental services for each resident.
Low
Few
6/24/2011
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor.
Low
Few
6/24/2011
Ensure that each resident's 1) entire drug/medication regimen is free from unnecessary drugs; and 2) is managed and monitored to achieve highest level of well-being.
Low
Few
6/24/2011

August 05, 2013 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
9/16/2013

December 11, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
1/11/2013
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
1/11/2013

September 18, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Provide care by qualified persons according to each resident's written plan of care.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Keep accurate, complete and organized clinical records on each resident that meet professional standards.
Very Low
Some
Not Corrected

April 06, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Give or get x-rays and other tests in a timely manner to meet the needs of residents.
Low
Few
5/6/2012
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
5/6/2012

January 11, 2012 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Protect each resident from all abuse, physical punishment, and involuntary separation from others.
Low
Few
1/10/2012

May 24, 2011 Complaints & Incidents

Nursing Home Failed To: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Immediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
Low
Few
6/24/2011
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality.
Low
Few
6/24/2011
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional.
Low
Few
6/24/2011

Note: Because of differences in calculation, all data may not match those shown on Nursing Home Compare, a website run by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS has approved the U.S. News methodology.

Last updated April 12, 2014.


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